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What if Eggs had a Cruelty Fee?

At the end of my previous post, I said, “So before you grab those cheap, nutrient deficient supermarket eggs, stop and think about the price paid by the hens who laid them. 3,051 more words

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Why We Pay More to Raise Our Own

Not long ago, our son was complaining about having to butcher chickens, and wanted to know if it was cheaper to raise our own. When I said it was definitely more expensive, he couldn’t understand why we would go to all the trouble of raising our own, when we could just buy them cheap at the store. 1,159 more words

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WATCH: "A River of Waste" - The Massive Pollution and History of Factory Farms - CAFOs (Confined Animal Feed Operations)

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A RIVER OF WASTE – Documentary –

Exposes a huge health and environmental scandal in our modern industrial system of meat and poultry production. This documentary looks at the potential hazards caused by factory farms in the United States, particularly by waste disposal. 2,990 more words

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DRA Weekly Legislative Update

Big Win On Manure Pipes; Big Loss on CUP Appeals

Nine DRA members traveled to Pierre this week to testify against two bad bills.

House Bill 1184… 1,507 more words

Legislative Update

ACTION ALERT: Right to Appeal Permit Decisions Under Attack!

Citizen Right to Appeal Permitting Decisions Under Attack!

Last Vote Coming on Senate Floor!

CONTACT YOUR STATE SENATORS NOW AND TELL THEM TO OPPOSE THIS BILL! 184 more words

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ACTION ALERT: Manure Pipes Monday; CUP Appeals Tuesday

Manure Pipes Monday; CUP Appeals Tuesday–Contact Legislators Now!

House Bill 1184 would place force-main CAFO manure disposal pipes in the section of code dealing with public utilities ( 369 more words

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DRA Weekly Legislative Update

Two Must-Kill Bills Will Have Second Committee Hearings Soon

House Bill 1292 seeks to change the standard of appeal for Conditional Use Permits. Currently, those counties and municipalities that use a ⅔ majority to approve these permits have a de certiorari standard of review, wherein the courts grant a level of certainty that the permitting board followed its own rules in the permit approval (or denial) process. 1,235 more words

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